ERIE – The master tenant of the Wild Things Park in Washington alleges it was not refunded in full after the cancellation of a Rick Ross concert.
Washington County Family Entertainment LLC filed a complaint on July 5 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania against William Leonard Roberts II, professionally known as Rick Ross; All Axxess Entertainment LLC; Anthony Miller; Goodlife Entertainment, LLC; and John Wardlow Jr. alleging breach of contract.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff and Ross entered into a talent engagement agreement on May 8 for Ross to perform a live outdoor event on June 10. The suit states Goodlife and Wardlow executed the agreement for Ross.
The plaintiff alleges that on June 9, it was notified that Ross could not perform due to health and family reasons. The plaintiff alleges it demanded a full refund of the $150,000 deposit amount but that it only was paid $62,500.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against the defendant for special, consequential and incidental damages, punitive damages, interest, court costs and any further relief the court grants. It is represented by Ryan James and Shane D. Valenzi of Farneth Tomosovich, LLC in Pittsburgh.
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania case number 2:17-cv-00892-LPL